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Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.
55th Governor of New Jersey

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  • LAMBERTVILLE, N.J.— A United Airlines lobbyist and longtime state official accused of conspiracy in a shakedown benefiting the former chairman of the agency that controls New York City- area airports has died. Jamie Fox, who held numerous governmental posts during his career, died Monday at age 62, the Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home said.

  • Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the population of New York City. The Delaware River Basin Commission, the agency that monitors and regulates the water supply of more than 15...

  • Chris Christie delivered a stern warning to a gathering of New Jersey lobbyists, business people and politicians that the field of candidates looking to succeed him could be making too many promises. Christie spoke Thursday night at the state Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner after a daylong train ride from New Jersey to the nation's capital.

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    A New Jersey judge says a criminal complaint made against Chris Christie over the bridge scandal can now move forward, a report says.

  • WASHINGTON— As President Donald Trump vows to "drain the swamp" in Washington, a swarm of 1,000 lobbyists, business owners and politicians traveled by train from the swamps of New Jersey on Thursday for a day of lobbying. The state Chamber of Commerce's 80th annual trip— nicknamed the "Walk to Washington" because rail riders generally pace the train's corridors...

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    The two are expected to discuss opioid addiction in the U.S., among other topics.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— It's now legal for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in New Jersey. Chris Christie on Friday signed off on a measure approved by lawmakers in December to regulate the services and make them legal. The measure allows the state attorney general to decide whether the criminal background checks used by the companies now are...

  • Chris Christie has rejected legislation to cut the sales tax in five New Jersey cities as part of a longtime program that allowed businesses to levy half the state's rate. He called the Urban Enterprise Zone program that dates back three decades a failure that hurts state tax revenues. The program expired at the start of the year for Bridgeton, Camden, Newark,...

  • Chris Christie signed legislation Friday aimed at preventing mortgage foreclosures on houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy but not before he derided lawmakers over the measure's wording and possible effects. Democratic Assemblyman Troy Singleton said the legislation was based on hours of hearings with victims of the 2012 storm. The law requires the state...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- A potential increase in gasoline taxes in several U.S. states could put a dent in demand at the pumps and mark another setback for a market already flooded with excess fuel. "It's all a question of how quickly cause and effect can kick in," said Sandy Fielden, director of oil and products research at Morningstar. In October, New Jersey Governor Chris...

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